President & CEO
Cathie Cramer started her escrow career in 1975, and opened the doors of North Coast Title Company in 2009. Cathie has a passion for escrow and a love of Sonoma County, and believes that our community benefits from a local title and escrow company. “The strength of the North Coast Title team and their “can do” attitude provides a meaningful experience for our clients.”
Cathie is an active member of the California Land Title Association (CLTA), American Land Title Association (ALTA), and “The Family” organization of independent title and escrow companies. She resides in Santa Rosa with her lab, Ridley.
Executive Vice President
Jody Sommerhauser has been part of the Sonoma County title industry since 1985, and has worked in all aspects of the business—including title, escrow, and management—before opening North Coast Title in 2009. Her enthusiasm for service and the integrity of the business have helped to create an environment where our talented team can provide first-class support to our clients.
Jody lives in downtown Santa Rosa with her husband and spends her time seeking adventure and new creative innovations in art, culture and technology.
Branch Manager & SR. Escrow Officer
Cinda Giberson began her title and escrow career in Sonoma County in 1975. She says, “It’s funny, I still enjoy and love the challenge that comes with it.” Cinda’s commitment to excellence in her field is well known in the local real estate community, and she is a respected source of knowledge and information to both clients and coworkers.
She resides in Santa Rosa with her husband. Please be sure to ask her about her travels to Africa.
Mark Bisordi, an industry veteran who began his title and escrow career in 1988, has successfully served in various capacities for a national title company; division manager, county manager and sales manager. He’s excited about being part of a locally owned and operated title company because he has the flexibility of local decision making and the strength of two national underwriters. Mark is best known for his problem-solving skills, sales strategies and his ability to provide a fantastic closing experience for clients.
Mark resides in Petaluma with his wife and two young daughters.
Stephen A. Herman
Chief Title Officer
Steve Herman began his career in the title industry in 1971, and has since distinguished himself as an expert in the unique landscape of Sonoma County real estate. Steve’s ability to help find straightforward solutions to the challenges that may arise when dealing with real property make him a sought-after resource in the community.
Steve resides in Sebastopol with his wife and has four grown sons. You may see Steve cruising Sonoma County in his 1941 Hot Rod Chevy Coupe.
Julie Bianucci started her career in title and escrow in 1996. She has fantastic rapport with her customers and believes that communication is key to making any transaction successful. Her specialties are refinance, resale, short sale, reo and exchange transactions.
She is dedicated to “Making it Happen!”
Julie resides in Santa Rosa with her husband and young son. Please be sure to honk if you see them driving through Sonoma Valley in their 1964 Buick Electra Convertible.
Barbara “BJ” Woods
BJ has come full circle starting out with a local title company in 1984. She brings a multitude of experience in all types of transactions as well as her professional and personal attitude. She creates instant ease with clients and is a problem solver for difficult and/or challenging situations.
BJ grew up in Occidental and Santa Rosa. However, she states Sonoma County being just as beautiful a place as the rest of the world. If you know BJ, laughter, family and friendship are at the top of her list. She enjoys traveling and rooting for the San Francisco Giants.
Jennifer Swanson started her title and escrow career in 1997 at the young age of 18. She began as an escrow assistant to Cathie Cramer, President and CEO of North Coast Title. Today, as an escrow officer handling resale and refinance transactions, she really appreciates the family style of escrow that we offer at North Coast Title. Jen is always available to handle her own mobile signings for her clients.
She was born in Santa Rosa and raised in Calistoga. Today, as a resident of Rohnert Park, she enjoys supporting her community while enjoying the smiling faces of her six children.
Jorge Sandoval joined North Coast Title company in 2015. He’s since been involved in many transactions from sales and refinances to lot line adjustments and parcel/subdivision map recordings. Being a fluent Spanish speaker, he’s able to bring a better understanding of our industry to clients who’s primary language is
not English. He navigates his escrows with a unique style acquired from hands on experience as well as the wealth of knowledge available from fellow employees in the office.
Jorge continues to attract recognition as a member of the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce Youth Professionals Network. He’s the proud father of a 6 year old boy named Georgie and 8 month old daughter Kataleya. You might run into him and his fiancee Andrea while volunteering in the many events in our community or his family as a whole partaking in the fun activities available throughout our beautiful Sonoma County.
Senior Escrow Officer
Patti began her escrow career in 1978. She is excited to be part of a local title company again with many of the same people that she began her industry career with. Patti prides herself in giving her clients a memorable title and escrow experience whether its closing resale, refinance, exchange, construction or commercial transactions.
In her free time, Patti enjoys being with her dog Toshi Eli and her husband of 39 years at their home in Petaluma